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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Halloween Hottie

Hello and Happy Fall!!! I am back after a two week stamping hiatus!!! I needed to recharge the creative battery with some much needed R&R. I am posting my first Halloween card of the season. It's my favorite holiday, and I love when August arrives because that means retailers start selling for the holiday. Last year I had my hands full with a newborn and only made a few cards. This year I had good intentions, but my now one year old son had other plans for me - apple picking, pumpkin picking, professional photos in his Halloween costume, trips to the playground! We've been having so much fun I didn't realize how quickly time was going by. But when I put our decorations up last weekend I knew I'd better get moving.

I've been wanting to play with my Kenny K images for some time. His images are so much fun to color!!! Here meet Lady Raven. She even SOUNDS Halloween-y, and she is looking very wicked in her lingerie and platform boots! I used Kazan's Sketch 63 from 2 Sketches 4 You as my layout. This is a special sketch because it is also part of their design team search. How fun would that be?! I had a lot of fun when I was guest designer for Sassy Studio Designs so I thought it was time to try again. I also am entering this in The Shabby Tea Room's Week #31 "Pumpkin Patch" challenge. The challenge was to make a card or project using the colors from their photo as inspiration and/or create something that included pumpkins. Lady Raven in her orange attire was perfect! I'm also submitting it for Really Reasonable Ribbon's Challenge #10 -Halloween. This was an easy one as the directive was to create a Halloween themed project.

Thanks for looking and check back for more creepy creations soon....

Card Supplies:
Images: Lady Raven (kennykdownloads)
Ink: printer, Prismacolor Art Markers (207, 12, 172, 61, 99, 97, 16, 153, 130, 103)
Paper: Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, and Basic Gray card stock (Stampin' Up), white card stock (Staples), Cast-A-Spell designer series paper (Stampin' Up)
Accessories: Circle and Scalloped Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders); 1-1/4 and 1-3/8 circle punches (Stampin' Up); Designer Label punch (Stampin' Up); Photo Corner punch (Stampin' Up), Pumpkin Pie grosgrain ribbon (Stampin' Up); 7mm black round rhinestones (Nicole Crafts); black lace (unknown); vintage button; raven dimensional sticker (Recollections); 3D dots


Clare said...

great card! thanks for joining us this week at the Shabby Tea Room!

Unknown said...

wickedly cute and fun - love it
Thanks for joining us at 2S4Y this week
:) Kazan

Unknown said...

I do LOVE this card! She is sexy scary! :)
Thanks for joining us @ Really Reasonable Ribbon's challenge.
Don't forget to link back to the challenge for your chance to win.
True :D

Debbie said...

Very spooky ... thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room :)

Laurie HIMCR said...

GREAT Halloween card! Why can't kids understand that we NEED to craft for sanity! LOL!!! I am due again Christmas with many underfoot. I feel your pain! Great job! Keep up the good work! tfs!